Dec 19, 2012 12:00am PST
you learned about recipes and possibly life and love from america's elderly? >> listen, i have learned -- well, i have learned a few things. how to make a lot of different things. i learned in the first episode how to make and say -- [inaudible] and i learned you get it from a gentleman are and it is not a shanda it is a takashanda which is not a japanese department store. i learned how to make fried green tomatoes from a 91-year-old grandfather. and i also learned that people who don't want to be on tv desperately are much better at being on tv like the grandparents we found. they were like, yuck. this guy wants me to be on tv with him, i will. they did it despite themselves, and they are so much better because of it. >> did you ever get hit on? >> no, i got like -- mary my polish grandmother after two days she said to me, all right, it has been real, kiddo, now get out of my house. that's the closest i have been to hit on. >> any food where you thought, this is going to be awful, and then it turned out great? >> i knew the green curry duck from my grandmother would be great.